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Tales of Ordinary Madness Chapter Summary & Analysis - Too Sensitive Summary

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Too Sensitive Summary

According to the narrator, a man whose kitchen is clean is dull and conditioned, but a woman whose kitchen is clean loves her man enough to clean for him. The narrator recalls returning home one night from a brutal day of work. His entire body is stiff and weary. At home, his girlfriend sits in bed eating chocolates and reading about literature, while he goes to the kitchen for a glass of water and discovers trash piled up in the room, and the sink full of dirty gray water.

He goes upstairs to bed and his girlfriend tells him about a man named Benny Adimson from her poetry workshop. Adimson has been laid off, and he cannot write when he is not working. The narrator offers to help him get a job at the post office, but the girlfriend scoffs and says that Adimson is...

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